Pine moth

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(Zool.) any one of several species of small tortricid moths of the genus Retinia, whose larvæ burrow in the ends of the branchlets of pine trees, often doing great damage.

See also: Pine

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Interspecific relations among three hymenopterous egg parasites of the pine moth, Dendrolimus spectabilis Butler (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) in the Japanese black pine forest.